For Writers

A Kick In The Guts Or Emotional Punch?

When I first started writing I would often receive comments from editors saying my work lacked “emotional punch”. It took me a long time to figure out exactly what they meant. The emotional punch they were talking of is when a writer makes the reader feel something (other than irritation or annoyance at the crass plotting or stupid characters!).Read More »

5 Great Writing Tips I Wish I'd Discovered Earlier

One of the most valuable writing tips I think anyone ever passed onto me was “Don’t get it right, get it written”.Read More »